Our Prediction is Triumphs Knights MNE to win the Match!
Triumphs Knights MNE will be looking to continue their winning momentum when they face North Mumbai Indians in the 18th game of Mumbai Premier League at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Reigning Champions comfortably brushed aside Shivaji Park Lions, courtesy splendid bowling performances from Royston Dias and Mohit Avasthi. Captain Suryakumar Yadav will be hoping that side can continue their good form against North Mumbai Panthers.
On the other hand, North Mumbai Panthers have managed to secure two wins out of four games played so far this season. Captain Vikrant Auti will be hoping that side can make a strong comeback in this game.
Suryakumar Yadav-led unit has notched up back-to-back victories in the competition and will be looking to maintain their winning streak in this game. The side seemed to have found their best playing XI and will be looking to improve their game with bat and ball in the next couple of games.
In the batting department, the side will be relying heavily on the likes of Suryakumar Yadav, Parikshit Valasangkar and Karan More to produce the bulk of the runs with the bat. Captain Suryakumar Yadav led from the front with the bat in the previous game. He scored unbeaten 56 runs off 35 balls with the help of six fours and two sixes. He added unbeaten 106 runs with Parikshit Valasangkar to steer Triumphs Knight MNE to a comfortable victory. Parikshit Valasangkar showed excellent form with the bat in the previous game and scored 52 off 48 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes.
The team management will be concerned over the lack of runs from the opening pair of Karan Shah and Sunil Ghadigaonkar. The duo once was failed to make an impression with the bat in the game played against Shivaji Park Lions Karan More and Akash Parkar have chipped in with crucial scores for Triumphs Knights MNE so far in this year’s competition.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Royston Dias and Mohit Avasthi to provide wickets with the new-ball. Left-arm medium Royston Dias was the standout bowler for the side in the previous game. He picked up four wickets and conceded 26 runs from his four overs. Mohit Avasthi and Akash Parkar bowled exceedingly well and picked up two wickets apiece.
Suryakumar Yadav (captain), Sumit Ghadigaonkar (wk) Parikshit Valasangkar, Karan More, Karan Shah, Mohit Avasthi, Royston Dias, Akash Parkar, Vinayak Bhoir, Puneet Tripathi, Yash Dicholkar.
Vikrant Auti’s North Mumbai Panthers will look to bounce back from recent thrashing as they face Triumphs Knights MNE in a game played at Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday. The side will be looking to learn from the mistakes made in the previous game played against Aakash Tigers MWS and put in an improved bowling performance in this game.
North Mumbai Indians will be banking on in-form opener Vikrant Auti, who has been in sublime form so far in this year’s competition and also scored a half-century in the previous game.
Opening batsman Vikrant Auti got the side off to flying start in the previous game played against Aakash Tigers MWS and scored 52 off 37 balls with the help of six fours and a six. He was well supported by Vishal Dhagaonkar, who chipped in with a quick-fire 46 runs off 26 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes. The side will be hoping that the likes of Vikrant Auti and Vishal Dhagaonkar can continue their rich vein of form in this game as well.
The middle order consists of Sairaj Patel, Karan Nande and Sumeet Dhekale will need to produce decent scores for the side in this game. Patel and Nande chipped in with useful 20s in the previous game played against Aakash Tigers MWS.
In the bowling department, the team will be relying heavily on their new-ball pair of Rahul Sawant and Atif Attarwala to deliver the goods with the ball. Sawant was the standout bowler for North Mumbai Panthers in the previous game. He finished with figures of 2 for 22 from his four overs.
Vikrant Auti (captain), Karan Nande, Ajinkya Patil (wk), Sairaj Patil, Sumeet Dhekale, Moondeep Mangela, Vishal Dhagaonkar, Shashikant Kadam, Rahul Sawant, Atif Attarwala, Pravin Tambe
The wicket prepared for the game is expected to be good for batting, whereas there is also going to be some assistance for the quick bowlers. There is no chance of rain, which means we should get a full game between Triumphs Knight MNE and North Mumbai Panthers.
Triumphs Knights MNE have won their last two games played at Wankhede Stadium. The side will be looking to maintain their standards with bat and ball in this game. On the other hand, North Mumbai Panthers have suffered consecutive defeats at this venue.
The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposing team to a modest score. Spinners might find it tough to take wickets as they might be dew in this night-day fixture.
It is going to be a riveting contest between Triumphs Knights MNE and North Mumbai Panthers. Based on current form, defending champions Triumphs Knight MNE will fancy their chances of beating North Mumbai Panthers in this contest.
With the likes of Suryakumar Yadav and Parikshit Valasangkar showing excellent form with the bat for Triumphs Knight MNE, we expect the side to beat North Mumbai Panthers in this game.
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